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CII R06 Exam: Financial Planning Practice

The CII’s R06 exam forms part of the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning. The exam is 3 hours and based on two case studies, which the candidates receive two weeks prior to the exam sitting. The nominal pass mark is 55%.

The exam syllabus covers the obtaining of client information and understanding of their aims, objectives and risk profile, the conducting of a fact-find, the analysis of client data, the formulation of a financial plan and the making of recommendations, and the monitoring of client circumstances.

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Past Analyses from earlier exam sittings

Full detailed analysis of the case studies issued by the CII for earlier exams plus types of questions and examiner’s comments, exam technique and past paper analysis and generic questions including product areas and technical knowledge.

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Analysis for the exam sitting in Q1 2022*

Full detailed analysis of the case studies issued by the CII for the next exam sitting, including self-test questions. Also includes types of questions, examiner’s comments, exam technique, past paper analysis, and generic questions, including product areas and technical knowledge.

*The 2022 dates have not yet been advised by the CII.

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Calculation Workbook

Focussing on the calculations within the exam syllabus, the calculation workbook provides calculation questions with full step-by-step answers, detailed explanations and cross-references to the relevant CII study text.

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Revision Notes

Designed for use when you are further along with your exam studies, our revision notes are a streamlined version of the learning outcomes and exam syllabus combined with self-test questions.

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